Green nappies

What are the greenest nappy options for your baby?

6 Jul 2010 | Nappy manufacturers Kimberly-Clark and EcoQuest are accusing one another of 'greenwashing' consumers.

Move to stamp out scalping

The Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council reviews ticket onselling

1 Jul 2010 | Federal consumer affairs body looks into ticket onselling and scalping.

Message from the CEO

An IT overhaul has caused major problems on the website.

22 Jun 2010 |

ACCC action against Greenswitch

GreenPower retailer accepted consumers' money but then failed to buy the promised renewable energy certificates.

10 Jun 2010 | Greenswitch was a government accredited renewable enery retailer, but failed to use consumers' payments to purchase certificates as promised. The ACCC took action but has now accused the retailer of breaking more promises - this time court enforceable ones.

Bank

Profits without penalties

NAB’s $2.2 billion profit in six months proves a Big Four bank can improve its consumer products and still generate enormous profits.

27 May 2010 | NAB’s $2.2 billion profit in six months proves a Big Four bank can improve its consumer products and still generate enormous profits.

Power to the people

Disgruntled telco customers may soon have greater powers to pursue their complaints.

22 Apr 2010 |

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Woolworths and debit cards

You can no longer press “CR” after swiping your debit card at Woolies. We look at the reason for this change, and its potential impacts.

20 Apr 2010 | You can no longer press “CR” after swiping your debit card at Woolies. We look at the reason for this change, and its potential impacts.

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National regulation for charities proposed

Proposed recommendations would reduce red tape for charities, but stop short of establishing a single regulator.

23 Mar 2010 |

Insulation scheme scrapped

19 Feb 2010 | The government's troubled $2.5 billion home insulation program and the solar hot water program will be scrapped.

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